30th Anniversary Screening of ‘Ferris Bueller’s Day Off’
Thursday, 8-10 p.m.
Skyview Drive-In, 5700 N. Belt W., Belleville
$20 per vehicle
The Greater Belleville Chamber of Commerce’s Healthcare Committee is hosting a Ferris Bueller’s Day Off 30th Anniversary Screening at Skyview Drive-In. Proceeds will benefit the Healthcare Committee’s annual scholarship fund. For more information, call (618) 233-2015.
Vintage Voices of Alton
Saturday, 1-3 p.m.
City Cemetery, 100 E. Broadway
$15 adults; $10 students
Alton Little Theater dramatists will portray some of Akron’s former citizens in costumed vignettes that depict their lives and times. For more information, call (618) 462-3205.
Saturday, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
Edwardsville Township Community Park 6368 Center Grove Road
Children can explore and learn about large vehicles, including fire trucks, farm equipment, and a transit bus. For more information, visit facebook.com/events/1536906339937685/.
Nature and Culture Hike
Saturday, 9:30 a.m.-1 p.m.
Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site, 130 Ramey St., Collinsville
Three-mile hike with an archaeologist and naturalist through various habitats. Canceled in case of rain. For more information, call (618) 346-5160.
17th Annual Fall Corn Festival
Saturday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m.
Glazebrook Park, 1401 Stamper Lane, Godfrey
Many corn-related events to entertain the whole family. For more information, visit godfreyil.org/.
Foraging for Fungi
Saturday, 9-11 a.m.
The Nature Institute, 2213 Levis Lane, Godfrey
$25 per person
Learn which mushrooms are edible and how to make them into tasty meals. After the hike, the group will head back to the lodge to taste test some wonderful recipes. Pre-registration is required by calling (618) 466-9930.
Music 4 Mutts
Saturday, 2-5 p.m.
Central Park, 1 Eaton Ave., Wood River
Four musical groups will entertain. All proceeds will be donated to Hope Animal Rescue. For more information email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Cougars Unleashed Run
Saturday, 9-11:30 a.m.
SIUE Birger Hall Parking Lot, Edwardsville
5K $30; 10K $40
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville alumni sponsors the run which will benefit alumni scholarships for deserving students. Following the run there will be a pancake breakfast. For more information, call (618) 650-5176.
Jersey County Apple Fest
Saturday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
601 N. State St., Jerseyville
Event includes kids’ games, tours, food, quilt raffle and entertainment. For more information, call (618) 639-4749.
Fall Farm Day
Saturday, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
Willoughby Farm, 632 Willoughby Lane, Collinsville
Small admission fee
Hayrides, live bluegrass music, vintage farm tools and kids’ activities. For more information, visit willoughbyfarm.org.
Helping Strays Fur Festival
Saturday, all day
4221 Hanover Road, Columbia
Fun run/walk to benefit the Helping Strays facility begins at 8:30 a.m. Fee for the walk is $25 for adults and $15 for youths aged 6-12. Event includes food and activities. For more information, call (618) 939-7389.
Lebanon’s Fall Festival
Saturday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Historic Downtown Lebanon
Over 100 crafters, good food, music and children’s activities. For more information, call (618) 537-8420.
Belleville Fall Museum Day
Saturday, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
Join the St. Clair County Historical Society, Belleville Historical Society, Labor & Industry Museum and the Gustave Koerner House for a fun, educational day of exhibits, hands-on activities, demonstrations, food and drink. For more information, call (618) 234-0600.
Southern Gospel Concert
Saturday, 7 p.m.
Bethalto Church of God, 800 E. Bethalto Drive
Suggested donation $7
The ‘Woodsmen Quartet’ from Batesville, IN will perform. For more information, visit southerngospel4u.org.
French and Indian War Encampment
Sat. 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sun. 9 a.m.-noon
Fort Du Chartres, Prairie du Rocher
Re-enactors demonstrate everyday camp activities. Event sponsored by Les Amis du Fort de Chartres and the Illinois Historic Preservation Agency. For more information, call (618) 284-7230.
Blessing of the Animals
Sunday, 2 p.m.
Episcopal Parish of Alton, 10 E. Third St.
All creatures are welcome and will receive a personal blessing, a certificate, and a St. Francis medal. For more information, visit episcopalalton.org.
Artifact Identification Day
Saturday, noon-4 p.m.
Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site, 30 Ramey St., Collinsville
Bring artifacts for archaeologists to identify. For more information, call (618) 346-5160.
Bluegrass Festival and Car Cruise
Sunday, 1-5 p.m.
8729 Lebanon Road, Troy
$5; children under 10 free
Bring your own seating to enjoy the music of ‘Tim Quinn & Clare Kukielski,’ ‘The Red Haired Boys,’ and ‘Bob Johnson and Friends.’ For more information, call (618) 667-6868.
Audubon Society Fall Meeting
Tuesday, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Audubon Center, 301 Riverlands Way, West Alton, Mo.
The evening’s speaker will be Katie Mainor. Topics discussed will be snapping turtle management, Asian carp research, and catfish diet. For more information, visit riverlands.audubon.org.
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